Day in the Life

Coffee? Check. Kids dropped off at school? Check. 1,000 unread emails? Check… sort of. Leading figures from the world of social innovation give us a sneak peak into a day in their life.

Chris Davis - The Body Shop

A Day in the Life of The Body Shop's Chris Davis

What's a typical day like for a sustainability boss? The Body Shop's international CSR and campaigns director on the challenges of becoming a B Corp, avoiding after-hours corporate events, and why he wants his team's jobs to disappear.

Day in the Life: Ben Gleisner

The CEO and co-founder of CoGo, a platform that connects ethical businesses with consumers, juggles time zones and bedtime stories while leading a start-up the second time round.

Sam Everard

Day in the Life: Sam Everard

The founder and CEO of Dorset’s SAMEE Charity, an award-winning social venture that helps people to become self-employed, talks us through her day.

Nathanael Molle portrait

Day in the Life: Nathanaël Molle

Pioneers Post meets the co-founder of Waya, which uses AI to improve access to information for refugees, and formerly of Singa, which connects refugees with their host communities.

Richard Davies Twickets

Day in the Life: Richard Davies

The CEO of face-value-or-less ticketing company Twickets is ‘on’ all day long, fuelled by a sense of frustration with the secondary ticketing market.

paul lindley_ellas kitchen

Day in the life: Paul Lindley

The founder of Ella’s Kitchen and Paddy’s Bathroom (both named after his kids) doesn’t believe in a work/life balance but is pretty keen on a caring kind of capitalism.


Day in the Life: Rob Love

Love is the Chairman of Crowdfunder and also the MD of River Cottage. Here he tells us about his hectic household, the opportunity of being ‘more than profit’ and going surfing at lunchtime.

Day in the Life: Juliet Davenport

Juliet Davenport is the CEO of the first dedicated 100% renewable electricity supplier, which supports over 76,000 homes, business and communities generating their own energy. Find out why her day involves plenty of politicians and a touch of magic.